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St. Jude Announces Extensive Resource to Advance Leukemia Research

The Public Resource of Patient-derived and Expanded Leukemias (PROPEL) offers patient-derived xenograft samples free of charge for researchers worldwide.
14-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Small risks may have big impact on breast cancer odds of childhood cancer survivors

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists found that the combined effect of common genetic variations can dramatically increase risk of breast cancer for female pediatric cancer survivors
26-Oct-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Obesity Problem Starts Early Phase of Therapy in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) gain weight during treatment, and researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that this problem starts during remission-induction treatment and suggests that early...
25-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Collaboration Yields Possible Treatment for Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

Read how a discovery in bacteria in the 1980s led to a promising new class of compounds for treatment of PKAN, a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
23-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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St. Jude Researcher Receives Share of $86 Million in NIH Funding

Shengdar Tsai, Ph.D., an assistant member of the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has received a five-year $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund for his work on genome editing...
17-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

World Health Organization, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital collaborate against childhood cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital today announced a five-year collaboration with World Health Organization aimed at transforming cancer care worldwide to cure at least 60 percent of children with six of the most common types of cancer by 2030.
27-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Can Salad Dressing Tell Us About Cancer? Think Oil and Vinegar

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified another way the process that causes oil to form droplets in water may contribute to solid tumors, such as prostate and breast cancer. The findings appear today in the journal...
18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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High-Resolution Genomic Map Gives Scientists Unprecedented View of Brain Development

The research will not only aid basic understanding of brain development, but also provide a foundation for understanding the cellular origins of brain disorders caused by errors in development. These anatomical defects include Joubert syndrome,...
12-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

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